The protection levee will be far from the jail.

By the end of 2014, the Vermilion Parish Law Enforcement Center is expected to have a strange looking wall around it and it will be built not to keep the prisoners in. The main objective of the wall is to keep storm surge water out of the prison.

21-year-old Jamon Johnson Jr.

The Abbeville Police Department is warning businesses and people that there are counterfeit bills circulating in Abbeville. The Abbeville Police Department located different counterfeit bills in the city over the last two weeks The police department received complaints about counterfeit $20 bills and $100 bills.
How to handle juveniles detained by local law enforcement has long been an issue in Vermilion Parish. At the center of that issue is which government entity pays for the juvenile detention. In years past the Vermilion Parish Police Jury paid 100 percent of the bill, regardless of where the juvenile was arrested.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

21-year-old Jamon Johnson Jr.

Kaplan High has two new leaders

New Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini and new Kaplan Assistant Principal Ward Courville.

KAPLAN — Loyalty, commitment and sacrifice.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 3-11

Tre Ladonta Amos
DOB: 10/29/1992
Charge: Obstruction of Justice
Charge: Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

Meaux named USDA district conservationist

Kody Meaux

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservations Service (NRCS) welcomed Kody Meaux as the new District Conservationist in Ruston, Louisiana.

Donald Menard running for Erath Alderman

Donald Menard is announcing that he will be a candidate for re-election on the town council in Erath for the Nov. 4 general election.

Louisiana Charter Schools affect Vermilion Parish School District

Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau (left) talks with Brian LeJeune, Jeff Davis Parish Superintendent.

Vermilion Parish has no charter schools, but that does not mean charter schools are not affecting Vermilion Parish public schools.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:



The Patriot football team for photo day 2014. North Vermilion plays Kaplan for the Jamboree Aug. 29.

The North Vermilion High School Patriot football team plays in a tough district that does not make it easy to win.


Ashley Domingue and Charles Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Domingue of Kaplan, La. along with Ms. Tina Newman and Mr. Charles L. Hunter, Sr. of Lake Charles, La.

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